Soon I will conduct an experiment involving the population growth of yeast. Nonetheless, I am not sure how long should I let my experiment running for, nor do I know at which intervals should I measure the optical density of my yeast (using a colormeter). Can someone please give me some advice? I also wanted to measure the population of yeast using a microscope, but I really do not know how to do so. Can someone also explain this to me?
I want to produce a curve like this one: